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Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

“Do not fear and do not steal.”

In a triangular park between Massachusetts Avenue, 22nd Street NW, and Q Street NW stands the statue of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, founder of Czechoslovakia. 622 more words

Marguerite Harrison and Hannah Arendt:
 The Notion of Strength within the Early Totalitarian Soviet Prison Experience

Introduction written on September 26, 2016, the day of my enrollment in my master’s program at Charles University.

Here it is: the essay. When I can say “award-winning author,” this is the why. 1,711 more words

Fantastic Planet still stands as a unique vision of profound science fiction -- a film review

The science fiction film genre offers so much potential. It’s too bad that it’s so easy to screw up (see this recent review). But then, you have movies like… 734 more words

Film

Europe, 1939 Atlas General Information

I believe it is necessary to provide some explanation pertaining to the 1939 maps (shape files) and the country profile placemarks.

1939 was a tumultuous year in Europe. 175 more words

Europe

The Slovakian King Of Madagascar

Backpackers are a strange lot, with their lofty ideals and flighty minds. Words such as explorer and venture get thrown around frequently, from the comfort of hostel common rooms behind tablets and smart phones. 1,330 more words

Benyovsky

You Want Peace? Split Those Countries Up!

The news is out that the leaders of the newest nation, South Sudan, have not wasted any time in showing what they’re made of. Thanks to a film by George Clooney’s watchdog group, … 510 more words

Peace

Bohemia and Moravia #53C (1941)

The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren in German, or Protektorát Čechy a Morava in Czech) was a majority ethnic-Czech protectorate of Nazi Germany established following the German occupation of Czechoslovakia by annexing Sudetenland territory of Czech Lands as a… 3,668 more words

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